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Many of the soldiers had been exposed to radiation.
Why do we still sunbathe when we know the dangers of exposing our skin to the sun?
The sale exposed the company to widespread criticism.
The press helped to expose the appalling living conditions of the farm workers.
The videotape of the meeting exposed him as thoroughly corrupt (=showed that he was corrupt).
This is the American English definition of expose. View British English definition of expose.
someone who studies the stars
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